Social Studies

Introduction to Mental Health (Level 2) - J201

12 Quays Part Time Level 2 Duration 21 weeks

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This level 2 Certificate in Mental Health Awareness aims to introduce you to a number of ways of understanding and responding to various mental health disorders

Course Details

The aims of the course are to enable you to:

To understand the nine specified mental health conditions To understand how to respond to the nine specified mental health conditions To understand relevant terms used within the field of mental health To understand how the nine specified mental health conditions can be managed

Entry Guidelines

Relevant level 1 qualification or a minimum of 3 GCSEs at grade 3/D or above. These subjects should preferably be academic subjects which have a significant written component. However, all applications will be considered on completion of their written task. In some cases, applicants may be considered on their individual skills and experience.

If English is not your first language, you may need an assessment before enrolling on this course. To discuss further, please contact the ESOL department on 0151 551 7144.

Equipment Required

No addition equipment is required

Assessment Method

All 10 units are assessed through the building up a portfolio of evidence that covers the relevant assessment criteria. The portfolio assessments may be made up of reports, posters, essays, worksheets and timed tasks To achieve the certificate you must complete all 10 mandatory units.

Where can I progress to?

Access to Higher Education if you also have GCSEs including English and Mathematics at Grade C or above (4 and above under new GCSE tariff)

Pre-Access to Higher Education if you do not meet the above

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Starting 7th January 2021 - Ending - 24th June 2021REF J201M001

If you are aged 19 or over:

Fee : £540.00

Please see our fees & discounts leaflet.

This course is FREE if you are aged 19+ and are unemployed/in receipt of eligible benefits, or in work earning less than £18,135 annual gross salary. If you are aged 19-23 and have not already achieved a full level 2 qualification this course is FREE. Please see our Fees and Discounts leaflet for details, or call 0151 551 7777.

The fee quoted is for the academic year 2020-21.

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